Man arrested after he allegedly helped break into daughter's apartment

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV)-- A Randolph County man was arrested after he allegedly helped break into his daughter's apartment in May.

According to the criminal complaint, a State Police officer and an Elkins Police officer arrived to Beverly Manor apartments in regards to an active breaking and entering. The Elkins Police officer went into the apartment and found an man running out of the apartment.

According to the criminal complaint, an officer told a man to get down and he cooperated.

Police say, the man allowed them to search his car. During the search they found digital scales, several small clear plastic bags, nine smart phones, seven smoking devices, $61 and drugs.

According to the criminal complaint, the man identified two others who fled, one of them being John Howell of Beverly. The man was helping Howell get bail money for the apartment's owner, Howell's daughter.

According to the criminal complaint, Howell's daughter told him to get in any way he could.

Howell was arrested on a warrant and has been charged with conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver. He is currently being held at Tygart Valley Regional Jail with his bail set at $3,000.